Paul Hardaker, CEO: “We know well that science benefits the economy and creates jobs. If we are to see these benefits continue to grow we need to remain competitive in funding, and both the UK and Ireland need to be the places where physicists can do world-class science.”
Academia vs Industry – find out the differences between the two and what you can gain from an industry placement. Plus information from insider Dr Rod Bateman, a systems engineering manager at Oxford Instruments.
Taking the big step from a PhD to the working world can be an exciting time. One of the current CDT-CMP students shows just some of the possible career options for condensed matter physicists, including some of the things he’ll be thinking about when selecting his future job.